Forgotten Train Stations of Glasgow: 12 lost 'ghost' railway stations that lay derelict around Glasgow

These old train stations were the pride of Glasgow in their day - now they lie derelict and unused

Glasgow has the best public transport networks in Scotland, and if we’re being biased, one of the best in the UK too - but we’ve lost a lot of transport hubs along the way. Today we wanted to look back at the old train stations Glasgow’s lost through the years.

Back when Glasgow was at the peak of it’s industrial era, there was constant plumes of smoke shooting up from steam trains criss-crossing across the cities railway network - pumping in and out iron, coal, and people as if the city itself was a big steel heart. To facilitate all that industry we needed a hell of a lot of trains, railway stations, and depots - so many that in the 60s the council had decided that we simply had far too much, so several were put up on the chopping block.

A lot of these stations were more than just platforms too, they were points of civic pride - for many visitors it would be the first and last thing they would see in Glasgow, so it was important to make a good impression. The top architects were employed to make some incredibly imposing and awe-inspiring buildings for the stations - one only needs to check out our gallery below to see that.

All aboard as we take a look around 12 lost old train stations of Glasgow down below - enjoy yourself, and mind the gap!

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